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Rating of AIBs and motherboards and the new consumer

Posted by Jon Peddie on April 20th 2009 | Permalink
Categories Blogs, Benchmarking
Tags: nvidia amd aib motherboards benchmarking

We have all seen the excellent work various web site and analysts (including us) have done over the years in comparing the latest graphics AIBs, and more recently the new graphics enabled motherboards. Some have been more thorough than others, but all contain performance measurements from 3Dmark/Vantage and/or FPS in game play. And for the high-end game enthusiast where performance is everything, that’s enough. But is it enough for the rest of us? Now that the world is starting to come out of the financial shock of 2008 we (analyst types) can see that there will be a new consumer for…